Accession Number:

ADA159115

Title:

Design Criteria Upgrade for U.S. Army Type II Air Traffic Control Towers.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

This report documents research conducted to identify problem areas in the design of existing Type II Air Traffic Control Tower ATCT installations and to develop standard design criteria to avoid these problems in future installations. Many design problem areas were identified in the ATCT structures architectural design, substructure, superstructure, roof systems, exterior walls, interior construction, mechanical systems, electrical systems, and air traffic control interfaces. For each of these areas, specific solutions to the problems were recommended. However, incorporation of these solutions must consider a specific sites location and environmental conditions. Keywords Airport control towers Design Architecture and Construction.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE